$1K 100 Ways: The Book Project 6 Years in the Making

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In early 2015, I registered the domain name 1k100ways.com.

I thought it would be awesome to showcase 100 different ways to earn an extra $1000, and highlight some of the great work of the Side Hustle Nation community.

And then I sat on it.

50 Ways to Get Free Money: Legit $500+ Inside!

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Is there really such thing as free money? Well, it depends on what you consider “free.”

Money is almost always an exchange for value. But over the past few years, I’ve discovered a bunch of ways to make extra money with very little effort.

We’ll call it “almost free” money.

Easy Website Wins: Marketing and Monetization Lessons From 175 Website Flips

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Today we’re diving into the easy wins — the quick updates you can make to your websites to drive more traffic and sales.

To help me out on that topic is Mushfiq, a side hustler who has been building, buying, growing, and selling websites since 2008, all on the side from his full-time career.

During that time he’s done over 175 transactions and has a wealth of knowledge on what it takes to make money and build equity online.

45 Side Hustle Tools, Apps, and Resources I Use to Run My Online Business

I’m always looking for ways to work smarter and more efficiently, and to that end I took a recent inventory of my online business “toolkit.”

Of course many of these will be obvious to you but hopefully you discover some helpful new resources as well.

The good news? Most are free or at least have a free version!

And if you’re looking for the definitive guide to online resources named by top entrepreneurs, check out the full collection in my book, Work Smarter.

12 Expert SEO Tips for 2021: How to Drive More Free Traffic

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Want to drive more organic traffic to your website?

I’m sure you do.

At the heart of organic traffic is SEO or Search Engine Optimization.

The better optimized your site is for search engines, the higher you’ll rank for your target keywords – and long-tail keywords – and the more visitors you’ll get.

Quarterly Progress Report – Q2 2021

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Heyo! How’s 2021 treating you far?

Hard to to believe the year’s already half over!

It didn’t feel like I “shipped” a lot in Q2, but we did do some travel and was mostly off with the kids 4-5 days a week, so no complaints there.

Blogging vs. YouTube: Which Platform is Best to Grow an Online Business?

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If you’re starting an online business and creating content, you’re almost certainly going to create either written or video content – or both.

The problem is that it can be hard to know which type of content is going to work best for your business, and getting off on the right foot is going to save you a lot of time.

So, to help you figure out which type of content is best for you, I’ve bought back, by popular demand, the Side Hustle Showdown series.

Children’s Publishing: How to Make Money with Kids Books on Amazon

Matthew Ralph

Royalties from book sales is one of the most passive of all my income streams.

After you create a book, with print or digital distribution handled by Amazon,  you can collect royalties for years.

And while I enjoy the writing process and have published several titles myself, I have yet to venture into the world of children’s books. 

Etsy Printables: $10,000 a Month Selling Digital Products on Etsy

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Creating digital assets you can sell over and over again – that’s the passive income dream.

This is exactly what Rachel Jones at MoneyHackingMama.com has done by creating and selling downloadable printables on Etsy.

This year she’s averaging over $10,000 a month in sales, all while balancing a full-time job and two young kids. 

Pei App Review: Get $10 w/ My New Favorite Cash Back App

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Pei is my new favorite cash back app.

After you install it and link your cards, you’ll earn automatic extra cash back at tons of places where you’re already spending money.

And this is on top of the credit card rewards you’re already earning!

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